Universal Journal of Plant Science Vol. 1(3), pp. 100 - 103
DOI: 10.13189/ujps.2013.010307
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Meliola Marthomaensis Sp. Nov. an Addition to Meliolaceae from Western Ghat Region in Kerala State, India


Jacob Thomas*, Teena Elizabeth Alex, Riya J. Thomas
PG & Research Dept. of Botany, Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla 689103, Kerala, India

ABSTRACT

During the exploration of foliicolous fungi in the Pathanamthitta district of Western Ghats region of Kerala state, Hymenodictyon obovatum Wallich. (Rubiaceae) was found infected with black mildew fungus. Critical microscopic examination of the fungus revealed that it is hitherto undescribed species of the genus Meliola Fr. and hence the report.

KEYWORDS
Meliola, New species, Western Ghats, Kerala, India

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[1] Jacob Thomas , Teena Elizabeth Alex , Riya J. Thomas , "Meliola Marthomaensis Sp. Nov. an Addition to Meliolaceae from Western Ghat Region in Kerala State, India," Universal Journal of Plant Science, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 100 - 103, 2013. DOI: 10.13189/ujps.2013.010307.

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Jacob Thomas , Teena Elizabeth Alex , Riya J. Thomas (2013). Meliola Marthomaensis Sp. Nov. an Addition to Meliolaceae from Western Ghat Region in Kerala State, India. Universal Journal of Plant Science, 1(3), 100 - 103. DOI: 10.13189/ujps.2013.010307.